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5 tried and tested steps for families to plan their week during self-isolation

Feeling like you’re home life is out of balance? Everyone’s weekly routine and daily schedule have been forced to change thanks to COVID-19 and self-isolation. Suddenly the kids are at home, work has completely changed, and household budgeting has got a whole lot more complicated. It’s normal to feel confused and frustrated, but it’s time to take back control! Nows the time to take stock of what’s important, enjoy the little things in life, and make the most out of what you’ve got.  But how best to this? Say ‘I got this’ to the COVID-19 and start planning and organising your life to meet the new challenges. Why plan while in isolation? Creating a game-plan for daily and weekly tasks...

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Best ways to get organised: our top 10 tips for 2020

For the majority of us, our bodies tense up, our minds run into chaos, and that sinking feeling over overwhelm starts to creep in.  Before you make yourself feel like a total mess, we want to let you into a little secret: highly organised people aren’t in fact the boring creatures you thought they were… they’ve just created habits that help them stay on top of their game, even when the tough gets tough! From forward planning and writing things down, to getting rid of unnecessary clutter and systemising your routine, read on for Lou Hammer from One Day P.A’s top 10 essential habits that will help you live a more organised life.   Write it down It sounds simple, and that’s...

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My Family Planner: A new, eco-friendly planner that donates to charity

Modern magnetised calendars with sleek designs – allowing families to organise their days and meals with ease. Originally published in September 2019 by Holidays with Kids Raise your hands if you have an office drawer overflowing with notepads and pens or a fridge covered in random reminders and event invites? Sometimes the everyday gets away from us all and it feels impossible to find the time to stay organised. But never fear … Debora Shultz has designed an eco-friendly solution that also donates to charity.  Proud mother of three, former foster carer, celebrity stylist and advocate for children’s safety, Debora Schultz was saddened to learn that two million children are sold into slavery every year. Schultz decided to turn her...

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Baby Vine Feature

I’m not sure how or when it happened, but with three kids (aged 4, 2 and 3 months), our lives suddenly got busy! Between daycare, days with their grandma, swimming, ballet, play dates and outings, my phone was struggling to keep up. That’s when Cassie (my four year old) started asking: “What day is it today, Mummy?” She wanted to know whether it was a ‘home’ day, ‘daycare’ day, ‘neen’ day or ‘daddy’ day. That’s when I realised we needed a visual aid to help us all out and we came across the gorgeous Family Planner. Magnetic Family Planner What could be better than a family planner that sticks to your fridge. This means it is always there when I need it, always visible...

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